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Wilton Hitch Vise

Wilton Truck Hitch Mounted Vise

Available on Amazon: Wilton 10015 All-Terrain Vise with Carrying Case Wilton Tool 10010 All-Terrain Vise Hitch2Bench Tough, Solid, Portable Vise If you do any work on the go, you know that having the right tools to efficiently complete tasks is essential.  Many times when cutting stock away from the shop, we need a solid place […]

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Torque Wrench Extension – Increase Measurable Torque

Background on Torque Wrench Extensions Many of us Do-It-Yourself guys do not have a torque wrench that will go up to 600 pounds, so what do you do if you need to accurately tighten a bolt to those specifications?  Rather than spend $400 plus on a new torque wrench, you can easily make one for […]

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Ridgid GEN5X 18v Circular Saw

Ridgid GEN5X 18 Volt 7-1/4″ Circular Saw Review – R8652

The Ridgid GEN5X 7 1/4″ Circular Saw Review Ridgid makes some very strong claims about their new GEN5X tools.  They claim each tool to be best in its class.  When you read about these tools and take them apart, you will find out these are not brushless motors.  To get this power, Ridgid chose to […]

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Milwaukee M18 & M12 Rapid Charging Station

Fastest charging solution in the industry! Ability to Charge 6 Packs 4X Faster With the surge in battery tool performance equaling or exceeding corded tools, industry is moving to ways to charge batteries faster to keep production moving.  Some brands are doing multiple battery chargers, others are going to a wireless or inductive charge.  Milwaukee’s […]

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Dewalt brushless blower

Dewalt 40V Brushless Outdoor Power Tools

Dewalt 40V MAX Brushless String Trimmer, 40V MAX Brushless Blower, and 40V MAX Hedge Trimmer They are here and you can currently buy them online at Lowes if they are not in your local retail store yet.  Look at them at Lowes Online. Dewalt 40V MAX Brushless String Trimmer You will have two battery options with the […]

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Milwaukee’s New 12 Volt Brushless M12 Fuel 5-3/8″ Circular Saw – 2530

When you need a Small Lightweight powerful tool. Up to the last few years, cordless circular saws weren’t very practical. Brushless motors have helped them gain the power they need and the run-time people demand. Milwaukee has extended their brushless motors to the M12 making this saw relevant. The Milwaukee M12 Fuel circular saw has a […]

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NEW Ridgid Gen5X 18 Volt Tools

Check out our first look video to see the new Ridgid Gen5X tools! Ridgid New Gen5X boasting “best in class” performance. At the end of January 2015, Ridgid released a media kit on their upcoming new 5th generation cordless tools. Late February, we got our hands on a set before they are hitting the stores and […]

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Shop Tip: Drill Press Speed Chart

While working on the drill press I always refer to a chart that I have hanging next to the unit to figure out how fast to set the drill speed.  This guide is a must have for anyone with a drill press and we feel its perfect for the the Workshop Addict crowd. Open this in a PDF viewer and print […]

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Workshop Vac Videos – Jen or Mike?

Workshop Addicts – We would like your feedback on who you connect with or like more in the following WorkshopVacs commercial.  John and I were talking about it and I am wondering if you guys look at it the same way we are.  The video’s are short, but to help us confirm what we are […]

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FastCap Speed Clip

FastCap SpeedClip – Tape Measure Belt & Wall Clip

Never again have torn pants from your tape measure, or better yet, use this to hang them on your wall to help you from misplacing them. As shown in the video above, these can be used on your belt or screwed to the wall. They are priced good and are made well. Keep making your […]

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Check out the RYOBI 18 V Hybrid 20 Watt LED Work Light – P720

Take a look at the Ryobi 18 volt dual power hybrid 20 watt LED work light with us. With over 1,700 lumens and a light beam that can be rotated 360 degrees, it will fit most any users job specifications. This is a bare tool, meaning it does not come with a battery or a […]

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Fastcap Flex Backpack

Fastcap Flex Backpacks for protecting Tools & Equipment

If you are looking for a bag or backpack to carry your tools in a neat order, look no further. The Fastcap Flex Backpacks have some cool features along with Kaizen Foam so you can cut in anything you want and protect it from damage as you travel. John wrote up a article on our […]

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